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Locally Recommended
for generations - Est. 1814

For over 200 years we have been serving the legal needs of our local community and building a solid reputation as trusted advisers. We are proud to serve successive generations of many local families, whose continued instructions and recommendations are an endorsement of our services.

Our services

Tailored and pragmatic
legal advice

Whatever your situation, you can rest assured that we will provide legal advice which is relevant and proportionate to your needs. We will take the time to understand your position and your requirements so that we can deliver a solution which is right for you.

Our services

Unrivalled local knowledge
and heritage

Our firm's long experience of dealing with property and affairs of local people and business gives us an unrivalled depth of knowledge about the region's land and property, and unique insight into the concerns of rural and urban business owners.

Our services

What We Do

Our Core Services

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Meet The Team

Our experienced team of lawyers, all specialists in their respective areas, will give you all the legal advice you will need, from personal affairs to business matters.


News & Insights

Mark Carlisle
Beviss and Beckingsale

Review of national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty

Posted by Mark Carlisle on July 3rd 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , All .

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced plans for a review and potential expansion of the network of national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONB).

An independent panel will look at how the current network of 34 AONBs and 10 national parks meet the needs...

Mark Ollier
Beviss and Beckingsale

Negotiating Commercial Leases 1

Posted by Mark Ollier on July 2nd 2018 in All , COMMERCIAL PROPERTY , SERVICES FOR BUSINESSES .

We have seen a recent trend where both Landlords and Tenants attempt to negotiate and complete new commercial leases especially for retail premises without obtaining professional advice, either from lawyers or from specialist surveyors. Given the complexity of the law relating to commercial leases, this is bound to cause problems...